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Infomaniacs: December 29, 2016 (7:00am)

Infomaniacs: December 29, 2016 (6:00am)

Christmas Day Dog Bite

College Station police are looking for the owner of a dog accused of biting a man on Christmas Day near A&M Consolidated High School. According to the report, which was not received by Animal Control until December 28th, the victim was riding his bike on Nueces Drive at Arboles Circle when he approached three people […]

Arlington Teen Does Pushups Instead Of An Arrest For Smoking Pot

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ A North Texas police officer recently gave a teenager the option of being cited for marijuana possession or doing 200 pushups after the boy was caught smoking pot outside a movie theater. The teen opted for the pushups Monday after Arlington officer Eric Ball smelled the odor of marijuana. Police Lt. […]

State Officials Ordered To Reveal Number Of Heat-Related Prison Deaths

HOUSTON (AP) _ A federal judge has ordered the state to disclose the number of heat-related deaths that have occurred in Texas prisons since 1990. U.S. District Judge Keith Ellison at a hearing Wednesday in Houston gave the state 30 days to comply. The order comes as part of a federal civil rights lawsuit filed […]

Texas Bowl: Post-game Press Conference


Cattle Call For Bryan Police

Thanks to a WTAW listener texting the newsroom (979-695-1620) to tell us of an unexpected cattle roundup in Bryan Wednesday morning. According to Bryan police, the initial call came about 9:30 of two cows roaming in the Wheeler Ridge subdivision. Six hours later, after hiring cowboys, the cattle were taken to the livestock commission. Two […]

Speculation Mounts On 2018 Texas Governor’s Race

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – The top two Republican leaders in Texas are downplaying a possible intraparty fight for governor in 2018, despite Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s repeated efforts to move to the right of Gov. Greg Abbott on key conservative issues. Patrick fully embraced Donald Trump before the election. He also promised to impose strict […]

Have You Seen This Person?

From the Bryan police department: On 10/20/16 around 3:30 a.m. Traditions Oil and Lube at 1404 W. Villa Maria Road was broken into. If you recognize this suspect please contact Detective Wallace at 979-209-5455 or Crime Stoppers at 979-775-TIPS. Refer to case #16-1000872 Suspect took various items and caused approximately $1,200 worth of damage to […]

49th Arrest On 59th Birthday & Crime Stoppers Tip Leads To An Arrest

The 49th arrest of a Bryan man in 29 years came on his 59th birthday. The victim of a residential burglary told Bryan police he caught Edward Lee Jones tossing his bedroom. The victim said when he pointed his rifle at Jones, he ran off. Police found Jones about two blocks away inside a convenience […]

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